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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Philanthropic capital for scaling positive impact

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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling innovative solutions to societal problems

How we create impact

LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling positive impact across world regions


Improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people

LGT Venture Philanthropy deploys philanthropic growth capital to organizations and companies with effective, innovative and scalable solutions to social and environmental challenges.

About LGT Venture Philanthropy

LGT's Chairman H.S.H. Prince Max von und zu Liechtenstein founded LGT Venture Philanthropy in 2007 with the mission to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people, contribute to healthy ecosystems and build resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities.  



Jun 22, 2022

Measuring and managing our portfolio’s impact on people and planet

We are excited to present our revised impact measurement and management process and our portfolio’s 2021 impact data report.

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Operating Principles

May 4, 2022

LGT Venture Philanthropy has renewed its commitment to the Operating Principles for Impact Management

The foundation continues its strong alignment with the Operating Principles for Impact Management in 2022 and is proud to see the number of fellow signatories increase.

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May 2, 2022

A spotlight on LGT VP’s due diligence approach

Senior Investment Manager, Nava Anvari, walks us through each step of the due diligence process.

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Apr 22, 2022

“The only way for Kenya’s biodiversity and wildlife to survive in the long-term is through community-based conservation.”

Dickson Kaelo, CEO of Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA), discusses Kenya's community conservancy model and KWCA’s integral role in driving the movement forward.

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Mar 11, 2022

LGT VP partners with The Nature Conservancy to launch the Nature for Water Facility with the aim to improve water security globally

LGT VP will work with the The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to formally set up, operationalize and scale the Facility, support the launch of of India's first ever Water Fund and link the Facility's carbon outcomes with LGT Group's broader Net Carbon Zero targets.

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What we do

We scale innovative organizations and companies by providing a tailored combination of capital, access to professional skills, management know-how and strategic advice. Our portfolio organizations and companies are active in key impact sectors, including: education, health and environmental protection and restoration. Through our engagements, we directly contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


With effective, innovative and scalable models, our portfolio has the potential to improve the quality of life of millions of disadvantaged people sustainably, providing access to essential goods and services, or protecting and restoring the environment.

Fellowship program for a meaningful career

As part of the strategic support to our portfolio, we established the LGT Impact Fellowship program. It connects us and our portfolio with professionals who have the right experience to help us and our organizations scale their impact. In our blog, the Fellows describe their day-to-day work on the ground.

Find out more about the Fellowship and register today